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Author Barizza, Elisabetta, author

Title Rome and the legacy of Louis I. Kahn / Elisabetta Barizza and Marco Falsetti
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 205 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge research in architecture
Routledge research in architecture.
Contents Rome and Kahn. Rome and Kahn -- Travel notes -- My father and a day in Rome: a conversation with Sue Ann Kahn -- Letter from Rome: a conversation with Alexandra Tyng -- Kahn and the Rome legacy: a conversation with Nathaniel Kahn -- Rome, the place of 'realization' -- Louis Kahn arrives in Italy / Giorgio Ciucci -- Memories and reflection / Lucio Valerio Barbera -- Kahn and Rome. Sun and shadow -- Rome before Kahn -- Kahn's legacy -- The revolution of memory -- A conversation with Franco Purini -- The presence of the past: conversation with Paolo Portoghesi -- The GRAU and Louis Kahn, five conversations
Summary "Louis I. Kahn was one of the most influential architects, thinkers and teachers of his time. This book examines the important relationship between his work and the city of Rome, whose ancient ruins inspired in him a new design methodology. Structured into two main parts, the first includes personal essays and contributions from the architect's children, writers and other designers on the experience and impact of his work. The second part takes a detailed look at Kahn's residency in Rome, its effects on his thinking, and how his influence spread throughout Italy. It analyses themes directly linked to his architecture, through interviews with teachers and designers such as Franco Purini, Lucio Barbera, Claudio D'Amato and the architects of the Rome Group of Architects and City Planners (GRAU). Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn expands the current discourse on this celebrated 20th century architect, ideal for students and researchers interested in Kahn's work, architectural history, theory and criticism."--Provided by publisher
Notes In English, translated from Italian
Online resource; title from pdf title page (Taylor & Francis, viewed October 30, 2018)
Subject Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Architecture -- Italy -- Rome -- American influences.
Architecture -- Italy -- Rome.
Architecture -- United States -- Italian influences.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Falsetti, Marco, author
ISBN 1315124157 (electronic bk.)
9781315124155 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Roma e l'eredità di Louis I. Kahn. English